Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Saturday, 30 April 2016
1959 On July - 23 vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 On July - 23 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on July - 23.
1961 On this day in history esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 On July - 23 egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on July - 23.
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on July - 23.
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on July - 23.
1966 On July - 23 napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on July - 23.
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on this day in history.
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on July - 23.
1968 On July - 23 fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 On July - 23 pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on July - 23.
1968 On this day in history don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 On July - 23 deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 Van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on July - 23.
1972 On July - 23 the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on July - 23.
1973 On July - 23 eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82
1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses on July - 23.
1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1976 On July - 23 wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 On this day in history wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 On July - 23 washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on July - 23.
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on July - 23.
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on this day in history.
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on July - 23.
1980 On this day in history billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter on this day in history.